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KRON
Jan 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
bucson incident. the director is hopeful regulations will be enacted this year. >> the cosco busan tanker crashed into the bay bridge five years ago. spilling more than 50- thousand gallons of oil into the bay. the environmental impact was catastrophic. the tanker that hit the same bridge yesterday, did not cause the same damage on the bay. our team coverage continues with kron4's reggie kumar. live out on treasure island. reggie, will this investigation will be handled the same way as the cosco busan incident? >> reporter: very similar, pam...november 2007. the cosco buscan tanker slammed into the bay bridge in thick fog, damaging the fender, on the tower adjacent to the one the overseas reymar hit on monday in similar conditions. the side of the cosco busan was ripped open, as a result more than 50 thousand gallons of oil spilled in to the bay. the damage on the oversea's remar is not as severe. it has a small gash on the starboard side. fortunately, the thousands of gallons of fuel on board never leaked out. six chinese national crew members were onboard the cosco buscan. all them were
ABC
Jan 7, 2013 11:00pm PST
the cosco busan which hit the bridge no, oil spoiled today. we're on treasure island with more. reporter: tourists coming to treasure island tonight are snapping pictures of san francisco and also snapping pictures of this, the over overa's raymar, it's all lit up as investigators try to find out why it happen. environmentalist believe no royal was spilled. >> we are looking at this as a close call and to learn lessons from. >> deb, on a tour of the bay, took these pictures and knows an oil spill disaster was averted. >> this time of year the currents are moving really fast and a lot of damage can happen as soon as oil is on the water. >> sky 7hd was over the 751-foot oil tanker overseas raymar, minutes after the vessel side-swiped a tower of the bay bridge, damaging the hull. investigators were combing every inch of the ship. >> the damage appears to be well above the waterline and a crushing of the metal structure itself, no penetration of the hull itself. >> no oil has spilled into the bay, and as for the bridge, the plastic and wooden fenders surrounding the tower took quite a beatin
ABC
Jan 8, 2013 1:05am PST
the ship is moored in the bay. and u cosco busan which hit the bridge no, oil spoiled today. we're on treasure island with more. reporter: tourists coming to treasure island tonight are snapping pictures of san francisco and also snapping pictures of this, the over overa's raymar, it's all lit up as investigators try to find out why it happen. environmentalist believe no royal was spilled. >> we are looking at this as a close call and to learn lessons from. >> deb, on a tour of the bay, took these pictures and knows an oil spill disaster was averted. >> this time of year the currents are moving really fast and a lot of damage can happen as soon as oil is on the water. >> sky 7hd was over the 751-foot oil tanker overseas raymar, minutes after the vessel side-swiped a tower of the bay bridge, damaging the hull. investigators were combing every inch of the ship. >> the damage appears to be well above the waterline and a crushing of the metal structure itself, no penetration of the hull itself. >> no oil has spilled into the bay, and as for the bridge, the plastic and wooden fenders
KRON
Jan 7, 2013 8:00pm PST
was blamed for steering the container ship cosco busan into the same bridge. the oil tanker "overseas reymar" was empty when it slammed into one of the support towers. on the late this morning. >> the navigation equipment, the radar they speak to the vessel traffic services. >> the pilots association said that at the time of the crash there was no petroleum on board with the exception of what was fueling the ship. a good thing. from the sky 7 abc seven. this-vessel. it appears to be well above the water line. no penetration of the hole itself. >> they would interview and drug test everybody. and continue to monitor the integrity of the ship to make sure that nothing seeps into the water. it continues to remain off see also the possibility if there was more that they can do as far as avoiding incidences like this. still more questions on what we can get in the next couple of days. >> that is vital. thank you, dan kerman. >> pam: our live team coverage with a charles clifford. live report. >> everyone on board the vessel they say that it is safe is safe. and traffic continued to flow. as if n
KRON
Jan 9, 2013 11:00pm PST
into place, following the cosco busan tanker accident. it was decided it would be safer to allow passage around the bay bridge, because blocking it. could end up causing a traffic jam. and possibly other serious consequences. now some say those regulations should be revamped. >> new at 11 palo alto police are searching for an armed robber who witnesses say demanded money from tellers at credit union. police say the suspect had a gun. witnesses describe the suspect as a white male in his thirties. 6-feet 1- inches tall. with a scar nearhis right eye. no one was injured. it is unclear how much money he ran off with. policy proposal by the end today, the anti task force is sitting down to work. joe biden is talking that obama is serious about addressing this. >> the president is going to act with executive orders. biden is expected to have a policy presentable by the end of the month. flu. >> in new york city, an investigation is underway after a high-speed ferry crashed into a dock. dozens of people were hurt after passengers on board or into walls by the impact of the crash. 11 of those p
KOFY
Jan 8, 2013 12:00am PST
. reporter: in 2005, when the cosco busan hit the bridge, spilling more than 53,000 gallons of fuel oil, me medical condition of the bar pie loot appeared to play a role. he had a medical condition and one probable cause of the accident was his use of impairing prescription medication. now bar pilot guy cleese is facing questiones. he is scheduled to meet with the coast guard in the morning and then will see investigators from the board of pilot commissioners. >> what sorts of issues will you look at? >> if there's any pilot error or not. >> whether fog played factor, that sort of thing? >> yes, of course. we look at all aspects of the investigation. >> we'll be watching. bar pilots are elite, just 56 in the bay area. they make $450,000 a year. on the issue of fog, spoke with an attorney today and he says on this case it appeared it was a clear day. the fog seem to sweep in so may have taken everybody by surprise. abc7 news. >> so taking a look at what's next for the overseas raymar. it could remain an cord for several days. they're going to interview the entire crew and make sure there are
FOX
Jan 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
in california. the first in 2007 when the container ship cosco busan hit the bridge and in 2009, in san diego, when a small coast guard vessel collided with a small boat killing a small child. considering the massive amounts of traffic moving through the bay and the ports in la, long beach and san diego, that's an enviable state record. we're -- >> we are having some technical problems with tom's report on the situation with the tanker hitting the bay bridge tower, something the coast guard continues to investigate. >>> the oakland fire department is investigating a morning house fire. it happened just before 6:00 at 1415 pampas avenue. this is video from newschopper2 to thes say everyone got out safely. >>> pg&e must adhere to a new pipeline safety regime due to the san bruno gas explosion settlement. the contra costa times reports the utility will have to calculate a minimum safe life span for pipes. so weak ones can be replaced before they become dangerous. the settlement also requires an undisclosed amount of compensation for relatives of two victims. 44-year-old jacqueline grieg and her
KRON
Jan 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
. it was the second time in 5 years that a ship hit a bridge tower. this is the damage done to the 'cosco busan' container ship -- when it hit a support tower on a foggy morning back in 2007. that was a much more serious collision. with the ship spilling more than 50-thousand gallons of oil. the hit caused a huge puncture in the side. the pilot later pleaded guilty to criminal charges and the ship's operating company had to pay a 10- million dollar fine. >> pam: stay with kron-4 as we continue to follow developments -- in the tanker hit of the bay bridge. more tonight -- along with updates on the web at kron- 4-dot-com, and our facebook and twitter pages. >> after nearly one year. the search for victims of the speed freak killers has resumed. wesley shermantine says he and his late partner loren herzog buried dozens of bodies in abandoned wells in the central central valley. one of his maps led to the discovery of human remains at this site last february near the town of linden. now for the first time, fbi technicians are taking over from san joaquin sheriff's deputies, >> i can tell you we hav
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 6:00pm PST
years ago following the cosco busan accident. 53,000 gallons of bunker fuel spilled into the bay and they are investigating whether a faulty beacon played a role. a racon radar is a navigation aid to help get a ship through the bay bridge. there are three attached to the bridge. one of them was not working when the oil tanker hit one of towers. >> it reported to the coastguard after the one racon was not working properly. >> but the coastguard clarified that the troubled racon is located along the charlie delta span where it is not where it crossed. >> could that have been the cause of this? >> it's hard to say because there is a lot of factors we need to look at. maybe it is important and we will look into it very seriously. >> the vessel also relies on other navigation tools to guide it. the pilot navigating the ship at the time has passed both alcohol and drug tests. >> the alcohol test comes back almost immediately and the drug test came back the following day and both were negative. >> reporter: now, again with regard to those racon devices, the coastguard told me the state
KRON
Jan 9, 2013 8:00pm PST
. but not the bay bridge. why not - officials say when the rules were put into place following the cosco busan tanker accident. it was debated and then decided it would be safer to allow passage around the bay bridge because blocking could end up causing a traffic jam of sorts and could lead to other serious consequences like vessels hitting one another. john berge was part of the negotiations to create the cmas. he says in light of this new accident, it is probably time to go back and review putting the bay bridge on the list. >> i think that it is a fundamental issue to how to deal with pestles but it is now a time to revisit the issue dealing with -- both vessels. i do not know if the critical issue is that what happened but also prevention. in addition berge says - what is vital to the case right now is that although there wasn't an accident, there could have been one. the coast guard has also agreed and at the attorney linking speculation to the pilot would be highly premature. treasure island, terisa estacio, kron 4. >> jacqueline: we are looking at the system price to the and san jose a
FOX
Jan 9, 2013 7:00am PST
and that there are no sight restrictions for passing under the bay bridge. we've also learned that after the cosco busan disaster, there were new rules in place for ships to maneuver along nine areas of the bay a -- and a top inspector with the ntsb arrived last night. they will be taking a close look at the taker, the bridge as well. back to you at the desk. >> thank you, brian. >>> a san francisco man accused of setting his girlfriend on fire may make his first court appearance today. police arrested 22-year-old dexter oliver, monday night at an oakland hotel. investigators say oliver poured gasoline on his girlfriend, starr lamare, then set her on fire on sunday. she is still in the hospital. she's being treated for serious burns on her neck, her chest and her face. >>> in san jose, an investigation goes on into a garage fire last month that destroyed several cars and a boat. it all happened on 15th street. firefighters say when they got there, huge flames were shooting into the air. the fire destroyed a corvette that was inside the garage along with two other cars and a boat that were parked outside
KICU
Jan 8, 2013 11:30pm PST
there are no sight restrictions for passing under the bay bridge. after the cosco busan new rules were at rules -- new rules were adapted and the busy bay bridge is not one of them. state records we obtained today shows kleess has had prior incidents all minor. he was ordered to undergo retraining after three incidents in a short amount of time. there are calls tonight for rules to be changed to include the bay bridge. i'm heather holmes, ktvu news. >>> more on the conditions at the bay when all of this happened yesterday morning. we got a look at the simulator in vallejo. on a clear day the bridge is easily visible and avoidable. but when visibility is down to .25-mile as it was yesterday, it can become difficult to see the bridge. instructors at the academy say there are also winds and currents to deal with. >>> we're learning more tonight about the bar pilot guy kleess and n a few minutes what the pilot was not done and why people say there needs to be more transparency of bar pilot work hours. >>> ktvu's matt keller is live near san jose's japan town to show us what happened, matt. >> rep
KICU
Jan 10, 2013 11:30pm PST
why the coast guard needs speedy repairs. >> reporter: he's referring to this incident in the cosco busan incident. while the bumper remains damaged but still has restraints time is of the essence it needs to be fixed because another hit by a big ship will make grievous damage to the bridge itself. >> we expect through a -- what's known as a directors order that repairs will be put on the fast track. we're probably under way to repair that fender within 30 days. >>> the massive overseas raymar remains at anchor. how seaworthy will it be when it's filled with the massive weight of all that oil? >> i'm a wood boat guy and i know that. if you hit something the first thing you do is go look on the inside of the haul to see if it's cracked or broken. >> reporter: if the overseas reymar follow it is example of other collision ships, one gone it won't be back again. tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> cold air has settled in over us. that's why we have that freeze warning and frost advisory in effect tonight. all this air coming down from the polar regions is here now. we're going to see v
KICU
Jan 22, 2013 11:30pm PST
the cosco busan said a head on hit would seriously damage the tower structure itself causing loss of the use of the bridge. nonetheless-- >> you want to make sure that the fenders are up and running and providing as much protection as possible. >> reporter: that's why caltranss will almost surely beat the contract deadline. tom vacar, channel 2 news. >>> the pittsburg city council has just approved a ban on medical marijuana dispensaries. the contra costa times says council members voted unanimously to stop dispensaries from operating. >>> sounding at times as he was given a halftime speech to a team behind, mayor johnson speaks about keeping the kings from leaving town. >> our backs have been against the wall. they told us it was not going to ham. but as long as there's time on the clock our community always finds a way. >> the king's owners have reached an agreement to sell the team to an investment group from seattle. mayor johnson says since that was announced 19 local donors and businesses have pledged $1 million each to become part owners of the kings. he's also seeking a private equit
FOX
Jan 8, 2013 10:00pm PST
the bay bridge. after the cosco busan new rules were at rules -- new rules were adapted and the busy bay bridge is not one of them. state records we obtained today shows kleess has had prior incidents all minor. he was ordered to undergo retraining after three incidents in a short amount of time. there are calls tonight for rules to be changed to include the bay bridge. i'm heather holmes, ktvu news. >>> more on the conditions at the bay when all of this happened yesterday morning. we got a look at the simulator in vallejo. on a clear day the bridge is easily visible and avoidable. but when visibility is down to .25-mile as it was yesterday, it can become difficult to see the bridge. instructors at the academy say there are also winds and currents to deal with. >>> we're learning more tonight about the bar pilot guy kleess and n a few minutes what the pilot was not done and why people say there needs to be more transparency of bar pilot work hours. >>> ktvu's matt keller is live near san jose's japan town to show us what happened, matt. >> reporter: julie we're on 15th street just off
FOX
Jan 10, 2013 10:00pm PST
. >> reporter: he's referring to this incident in the cosco busan incident. while the bumper remains damaged but still has restraints time is of the essence it needs to be fixed because another hit by a big ship will make grievous damage to the bridge itself. >> we expect through a -- what's known as a directors order that repairs will be put on the fast track. we're probably under way to repair that fender within 30 days. >>> the massive overseas raymar remains at anchor. how seaworthy will it be when it's filled with the massive weight of all that oil? >> i'm a wood boat guy and i know that. if you hit something the first thing you do is go look on the inside of the haul to see if it's cracked or broken. >> reporter: if the overseas reymar follow it is example of other collision ships, one gone it won't be back again. tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> cold air has settled in over us. that's why we have that freeze warning and frost advisory in effect tonight. all this air coming down from the polar regions is here now. we're going to see very cold overnight lows. 28degrees tomorrow morni
FOX
Jan 18, 2013 5:00pm PST
rately serious such as groundings but far from the seriousness of the cosco busan and the overseas reymar. there are over 8,000 ship movements in the bay every year. this is 34 incidents over many years. you decide. tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> former new orleans mayor ray nagin has been indicted on 24 federal counts including wire fraud, bribery and money laundering. nagin came to national prominence during hurricane katrina in 2005. these charges come from nagin's term of mayor. >>> british bank hsbc agreed to pay millions of dollars to settle complaints that it wrongly foreclosed on some american homes. the bank will pay homeowners up to $125,000 each and spend $153 million to slash mortgage balances and forgive some loans. federal officials say some cases involved robo signing in which the bank automatically signed off on foreclosures without properly reviewing documents. this is the 13th panic to settle with the federal government over -- bank to settle with the federal government over foreclosures. >>> hundreds of thousands of vehicles with a serious safety issue, we'll tell
FOX
Jan 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
cost will be the same as the cosco busan. this time as last time the ship's owners are responsible. >> the estimate is 3 million we hope to come under that. we'll know more as the work gets underway. >> reporter: repairs will take time. >> the contractor calls for 90 working tanks so that's monday through friday so that -pl cos -- so that calls for four weeks. >> reporter: the bridge will once again be ready for another glancing blow. as we learned the last time this happened, a direct hit would be quite a different matter. the fender system is not invincible: during the cosco buson a head on hit would certainly wipe out the fender system and seriously damage the tower causing loss of the use of the bridge. nonetheless-- >> you want to make sure that the fenders are up and running and providing as much protection as possible. >> reporter: and that's why caltranss will almost surely beat the contract deadline pretty significantly. reporting live, tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police in the east bay city of pittsburgh made an arrest today in a double shooting that killed a 16
FOX
Jan 22, 2013 10:00pm PST
. the fender system is not invincible. during the cosco busan said a head on hit would seriously damage the tower structure itself causing loss of the use of the bridge. nonetheless-- >> you want to make sure that the fenders are up and running and providing as much protection as possible. >> reporter: that's why caltranss will almost surely beat the contract deadline. tom vacar, channel 2 news. >>> the pittsburg city council has just approved a ban on medical marijuana dispensaries. the contra costa times says council members voted unanimously to stop dispensaries from operating. >>> sounding at times as he was given a halftime speech to a team behind, mayor johnson speaks about keeping the kings from leaving town. >> our backs have been against the wall. they told us it was not going to ham. but as long as there's time on the clock our community always finds a way. >> the king's owners have reached an agreement to sell the team to an investment group from seattle. mayor johnson says since that was announced 19 local donors and businesses have pledged $1 million each to become part own
FOX
Jan 25, 2013 5:00pm PST
contractor repaired the bridge bumper damaged by the cosco busan five years ago. >> you're talking about technology that's 80 years old. it's done an excellent job of protecting the bridge. if we're going to do something from scratch now it would probably be different. but this is exactly what it was intended to do. we're going to put it back with at least disruption and expense as we can. >> reporter: recycled plastic support pillars will replace the wood for two reasons. >> generally it's not available. these are big sections. 16 by 16-foot virgin timbers you're not going to find those anymore. and we don't want to put in toxins into the bay. >> reporter: this part of the bridge tower however is very vulnerable until this $3 million repair is completed. reporting live, tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the true 49er faithful got their just rewards today. tickets to the upcoming super bowl. today 49ers season ticketholders who won a special lottery got to pick up their super bowl tickets at candle stick park. each ticket cost $150 and most fans say well worth the price. some also said
FOX
Jan 8, 2013 7:00am PST
east of the bay bridge where the cosco busan hit. that killed more than 6800 birds. caltrans says several safety improvements were made to the bay bridge after that incident. we have a lot more on yesterday's tank ear incident on our website, including raw video of the coast guard news briefing. go to ktvu.com. look under the hot topics section. >>> in overnight news, police in antioch are looking for the suspects of a violent robbery. brian flores is live at the shell gas station on lone tree way with more on what the suspects were after and what ended up happening to the clerk inside. good morning brian. >> reporter: good morning, tori. well, the clerk, the victim is working right now this morning here at this shell gas station here off lone treeway. the clerk did not want to be on camera but he told us what happened off camera and this morning he told us he's a bit shaken up. but otherwise, he's doing okay. he said yesterday, two men entered the store and attempted to steal a couple of cases of beer. the clerk decided to step in and stop them. the fight later ensued with the cl
KRON
Jan 9, 2013 4:00am PST
of the november 27th incident with the cosco busan tanker slammed into the bay bridge, causing the spillage of more than 50,000 gal. of oil into the bay. >> it took one year for parties to complete their investigation into 20 the 2007 incident. >> the bar pilots was eventually found guilty and sentenced to 10 months in prison. >> the coast guard says the investigation would cause this latest a collision could take months and 20 crew members on board the tanker had been ordered to stay put for now. >> the fbi agents will be back in sand joaquin county today as they continue to ask of a remote area they suspect of being home to him remains. >> this is video of the dig from yesterday's death row inmate wesley sherman time when the speaker carelessly the of bifbi there. >> just left here about a thousand pieces of bone fragments were found about 100 yds for their work early digging. >> the fbi says it will take about two to three weeks to complete the current process. >> a storhistoric artifact, valued at more than $800,000, was stolen from the oakland museum of california during a break in the
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